An Indian Civilizational Perspective

$160000 Nizam slippers found in Toronto

Thats quite a pair for a human being!! Its for the good that these kingdoms finally came to an end! Imagine the kind of absolute and nonsensical extravagant lifestyle these Kings were living while their populations were dying of poverty! Sardar Patel is one of THE most under-rated politician that India had.. he single-handedly abolished these kingdoms after the Brits left. Maybe history would not evaluate this properly.. but democracy was one of the better things to have happened to India.

A pair of diamond and emerald encrusted slippers worn by the Nizam of Hyderabad in the 1790s has been found in a plastic bag near the place from where they had been stolen in January.

Two other stolen artefacts — an 18th century gold toe ring set with stones worth $11,000 and a jewel encrusted anklet whose estimated value was $45,000 were also found, police said

The regal shoes, valued at $160,000 by Bata Shoe Museum, were found at a church after an anonymous phone call told a staff member where to find them, the police added.

A man was reportedly arrested on Friday after the police published some photos of people allegedly involved in the theft.

“Museum conservator Ada Hopkins has examined the shoes carefully and believes no damage has been done to them, though there is evidence the shoes have been worn,

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